Sep 08 - TN COVID Update: 5684 New Cases | 87 New Deaths | Total - 474,940 Cases & 8012 Deaths
Galatta | Sep 08, 2020, 06:52 pm
It is that time of the day when the official numbers of the COVID-19 cases are released and here we bring it for you along with a comprehensive round-up of all the details! The numbers have been remaining steadily close to but below 6000 for quite a while now! The last 24 hours show that Tamil Nadu has had 5684 new cases of COVID positive being reported, taking the overall total to 474,940! Of these, 988 new cases have been identified in Chennai alone, taking the district's total to 143,602! Kancheepuram has recorded 122 new cases and the district has now registered a total of 18,628, while 1,297 of them are currently active! Chengalpattu has recorded 28,994 total cases of which 2,615 are currently active and Thiruvallur has recorded a total of 26,841 cases with 1,803 of them being currently active. Coimbatore alone has recorded 446 new cases in the last 24 hours, while Cuddalore registered 407 new cases and Chengalpattu has recorded 364 new cases!
There have been 87 new COVID related deaths in Tamil Nadu in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 8012. The number of deaths per day has been remaining below 100 for some days now! As of now, Chennai is the district with the most number of COVID cases recorded so far, in the state and has 143,602 cases registered. The total number of active cases in entire Tamil Nadu, stands at 50,213 while the number of active cases in Chennai alone stands at 11,029! There have been 6599 new recoveries and discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recovered people to 416,715. There have been 83,266 new samples tested, in the past 24 hours alone, taking the total tests to 5,462,277 tests, which is still the highest for any state in our country!
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Check out the district-wise infected cases and detailed stats of recovered people here: